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August 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

New report will fuel debate over closing Guantanamo

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report on Guantanamo detainees tells the stories of former al-Qaida... More...

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Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mainly in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the... More...

Police

Someone damaged a Hyndman resident’s garage door on Monday.  State police said the... More...

Court Briefs

EVERETT - The following defendants waived a preliminary hearing on criminal charges Wednesday, Aug.... More...

World

US-backed Libyan forces takeover IS headquarters

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — U.S.-backed Libyan forces said on Wednesday they have taken over the... More...

In a setback for Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff, Senate puts her on trial

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to put suspended President... More...

Local Sports

Steelers, Latrobe get top spotlight on TV

LATROBE — The City of Latrobe was the center of the NFL universe on Friday.  The... More...

State/National Sports

Padres two-hit Pirates in 4-0 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edwin Jackson pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Travis Jankowski... More...

Steelers wrap up joint practices

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The last thing the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions wanted from... More...

Galvis, Howard lead Philly past LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddy Galvis hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to help the... More...

C-K approves transfer to newly-created teaching position

CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel School Board approved the transfer of one of its teachers to a... More...

Local chef makes splash on national cooking show

On a national television show with global audiences, on a major network, local chef, Nick Letzo, is... More...

Top of th' Morning

A clothing bank is planned for... More...

Obituaries

Fred Bowser - 2018-07-23
Allan E. Semanek I - 2018-07-23
Stanford L. Wentz - 2018-07-23
Lahoma Bowser - 2018-07-21
Kathy M. Pittman - 2018-07-21
Eugene S. Beegle - 2018-07-20
Charles L. Miller - 2018-07-20
Dennis A. Wilt - 2018-07-20
Leona L. Asper - 2018-07-19
Michele Jo Smith - 2018-07-19
Tyler James Grace - 2018-07-19
Ryan P. Biddle - 2018-07-18
Kathryn M. Bowman - 2018-07-18
Robert P. Harvey - 2018-07-17
Nicholas Mykut - 2018-07-17
Raymond Sebaston Fries - 2018-07-16
Mary K. Walter - 2018-07-16
Mary K. Walter - 2018-07-14
David A. Conrad - 2018-07-13
Harold G. Claar - 2018-07-12
Charlotte A. Eicher - 2018-07-12
Brian Keith Rhodes - 2018-07-11
Mary Pearl Bankes - 2018-07-10
Cora Mae Hall - 2018-07-10
John D. Feathers Jr. - 2018-07-10
Robert L. Horton - 2018-07-10
Daniel Wayne Border - 2018-07-09
Brenton R. Nee - 2018-07-09
Thomas G. Waltman - 2018-07-09
Harry R. Ritchey - 2018-07-05

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State/National

In Mexico, high avocado prices fueling deforestation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Americans' love for avocados and rising prices for the highly exportable... More...

Delta struggles through computer problems

NEW YORK (AP) — Delta fliers faced delays, cancellations and more headaches Wednesday as the... More...

State Briefs

Neighbors: Overlay option preferred in 717 area code change   HARRISBURG,... More...

Editorial

End corn addiction

Guest editorial

The idea that ethanol is the transportation fuel of the future never seems to fall out of fashion... More...

Iran deal yields no substance

Commentary

Last week, Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused the United States of failing to honor pledges... More...

Waking up to the 2016 election

‘Where am I?" asked the man from his hospital bed. "You were in a freak accident," said the... More...

Misc

Lotteries

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Wednesday:... More...